You don’t need to spend a lot of money to access good trading information. None of the stock trading courses on this page are very expensive yet they are far better than 99% of courses out there.
Courses that cost thousands of dollars do not contain any type of holy grail system that is going to transform you into a winning trader overnight! The only answer is to work hard, work on yourself and find your edge. Read more »
In the provocative book, The Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb reminds us that it is often easier (and more useful) to try and disprove something than it is to prove something is categorically true. The best way to do this is through experiments.
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It is my belief that to succeed in the financial markets you need to have some kind of trading system in place.
Trading systems protect the trader from his ‘inner chimp‘ – the limbic side of the brain that relies heavily on emotions and gut instinct. The inner chimp is quick to react and respond to incoming dangers. It often makes snap decisions based on emotion or a feeling. Read more »
In this article I look at some of my favourite intraday trading patterns including naked price action patterns and Japanese Candlestick patterns. Read more »
The Fed cut rates back to zero, Facebook becomes the biggest company in the world and Donald Trump causes the next Great Depression. Read on to see my 10 Outrageous Predictions For 2016 and let me know what yours are…
Quantitative trading involves the use of mathematical calculations, data analysis and number crunching to seek out profitable trading opportunities in the financial markets.
Price, volume, and fundamental data can all be used to formulate quantitative trading strategies depending on what it is you are hoping to achieve. In the rest of this article, I will identify 25 places online, where you might find some profitable quant trading strategies and ideas: Read more »
With everyone talking about the Federal Reserve this week, there is an awful lot of noise surrounding what the Fed will or won’t do. It’s at times like these where it pays to keep a bit of perspective and remember to not do anything rash.
Following are a number of charts that I have compiled from various sources that should be essential for new investors and traders alike: Read more »
I like to use the trading analysis platform Amibroker to test trading ideas, build trading systems and develop new technical indicators. Amibroker is such a flexible platform that you can do all sorts of things with it. Read more »
End-of-day trading simply means to make trading decisions very near to, or after the markets close. It’s essentially the opposite of day trading.
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Regular readers of this blog will know that I am a fan of quantitative trading methods. I’m not a very good discretionary trader so I get around that fact by using rules to make investment decisions.
It pays off since it stops me second-guessing my trades and getting out at precisely the wrong time (which is what usually happens). Read more »